Multiple Sclerosis Society of India, Delhi Chapter, was established on the 25th of October 1989 by founders members Mrs. Rehmat Fazalbhoy, Mrs. Aruna Dalmia, Mrs. Sheila Thadani Chauhan & Mrs. Mohini Giri. The 1st Chairperson was Mr. Anil Shastri. Beginning with just 6 MSP’s, today it has over 700 Persons with MS spread over entire North India. Among its milestones Delhi Chapter has had the privilege of playing host to 2 successful International Conference on Multiple Sclerosis : Once in 1989 where delegates from 30 countries participated, and resulted in the establishment of MSSI Delhi. The other MSIF International Board meeting was held in 2011 in Delhi when MSIF delegates from 68 countries participated, along with enthusiastic participation of members from all the 9 MSSI Chapters of India.
MSSI Delhi Chapter offers a variety of programmes & services to help people affected by multiple sclerosis effectively manage and cope with the disease. The programs are aimed at people living with MS and their families or waiting for a diagnosis with respect to MS or an MS allied disease. The effort of the Delhi Chapter is to work together with Doctors & Healthcare professionals providing preventive, curative, promotional or rehabilitative health care services in a systematic way to the MS community . Delhi Chapter’s aim is to improve the Quality of Life of MS persons, families and their caregivers.